Coral BarryWednesday 12 Feb 2020 5:37 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.5kShares Comment Saka is now a regular in Arsenal’s senior squad (Picture: Getty)Unai Emery was the original coach to promote Saka to the first-team squad and Arteta is expected to give the youngster even more game time in the final half of the season.AdvertisementAdvertisementSaka has played at left-back for Arsenal this season due to injuries to Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac, but is naturally a left-sided attacker.Arteta has already singled out Saka for praise since taking charge at Arsenal and the player has been impressed with his new coach.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Mikel’s trying to bring back the philosophy, the Arsenal passing way,’ Saka said.‘Arteta said it would be better to score using fewer. If we can score in two passes, it’s better.‘We don’t need that many but obviously we need to move the ball and find the right spaces to attack and they’ve done it really well. I think the two goals were really nice.’MORE: Arsenal set date for Matteo Guendouzi contract talks to secure midfielder’s futureMORE: Maurizio Sarri makes Aaron Ramsey admission amid speculation Juve are willing to sell former Arsenal star Advertisement Advertisement Saka is improving quickly at Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are fearful Manchester United or Liverpool will make a move to poach Bukayo Saka, reports say.Saka, 18, is a rising star in Mikel Arteta’s squad, but has entered the final 18 months of his current deal.The Daily Mail claim United and Liverpool are monitoring Saka and his ongoing contract talks with Arsenal.As a result, Arsenal will try and tie Saka down to a new long-term deal as soon as possible.ADVERTISEMENTSaka is on a £3000-a-week contract and could be in line for a healthy wage boost in a new deal.Bayern Munich are also tracking Saka, who has made 15 appearances in the Premier League this season. Liverpool and Manchester United monitoring Bukayo Saka’s contract talks with Arsenal
The 5th Grade Boys Basketball team won the St. Louis Tournament Saturday. The Cardnals played St. Michael’s in the first game and won with a final score of 31-24. Jaiden Kuria scored 20 points, Caleb Mohr had 9 and Ben Greiwe had 2 points. St. Louis played played Milan in the championship game and won with a final score of 28-21. Jaiden Kuria scored 16 points, Caleb Mohr had 6, Jack Freeland had 4 and Ben Greiwe had 2 points. Come out and cheer on the boys Monday (12-03) 6:00 PM as they take on St. Nicholas at home. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Tim Reder.The 6th Grade St. Louis Cardinals hosted a 4 school tournament on Saturday, December 1st and finished in third place. In their first game they took on St. Michael’s and ended up losing by a score of 26-6. The Cardinals played great defense in the first half as the score was 7-2. Ben Miller and Sam Laloge ended up with 4 points and 2 points respectively. Laloge led the way with 5 rebounds followed by Ryan Duerstock (3), Santiago Schutte (2), Adam Meer (2), and Max Amberger (2). In the Cardinals second game against St. Nicholas they came away with a 22-20 win to avenge the loss to St. Nicholas earlier in the year! St. Louis had 7 of their 10 players in the scoring column led by Ben Miller with 8 points who also hit the go ahead basket near the end of the game. Scoring for the Cardinals were Adam Meer with 4 points and Sam Laloge, Ryan Duerstock, Henry Wanstrath, Sully Hill, and Max Amberger each with 2 points. Laloge and Amberger each had 5 rebounds followed by Meer (3), Duerstock (2), Marc Meneses (1), and Zavier Tekulve (1). The Cardinals had Amberger, Wanstrath, Miller, and Tekulve all record an assist. The boys have now won 3 out of their last 4 games. The Cardinals are back in action on Monday, December 3rd when they will host St. Nicholas at 6:00 PM. Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Ryan Tekulve.